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File #: Int 0663-2018    Version: Name: Stop Sexual Harassment in NYC Act - Statute of limitations for filing certain harassment claims arising under the city human rights law.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Civil and Human Rights
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: 5/9/2018 Law number: 2018/100
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the statute of limitations for filing certain harassment claims arising under the city human rights law
Sponsors: Helen K. Rosenthal, Deborah L. Rose, Adrienne E. Adams, Margaret S. Chin, Keith Powers , Costa G. Constantinides, Antonio Reynoso, Ben Kallos, Mathieu Eugene, Brad S. Lander, I. Daneek Miller, Carlina Rivera , Diana Ayala , Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Summary: This bill would extend the statute of limitations for filing gender-based harassment claims under the city human rights law from one year to three years.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 663-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 663, 3. Int. No. 663, 4. Committee Report 2/28/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 2/28/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 2/28/18, 7. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 8. Proposed Int. No. 663-A - 4/4/18, 9. Committee Report 4/9/18, 10. Hearing Testimony 4/9/18, 11. Hearing Transcript 4/9/18, 12. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 13. April 11, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 14. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-11-18, 15. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 11, 2018, 16. Int. No. 663-A (FINAL), 17. Fiscal Impact Statement, 18. Mayor's Letter, 19. Local Law 100
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5/10/2018AHelen K. Rosenthal City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/9/2018AHelen K. Rosenthal Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/30/2018AHelen K. Rosenthal Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/2018AHelen K. Rosenthal City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/11/2018AHelen K. Rosenthal City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Civil and Human Rights Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Civil and Human Rights Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Civil and Human Rights Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/9/2018AHelen K. Rosenthal Committee on Civil and Human Rights Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/7/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Women P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Women Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Civil and Human Rights P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2018*Helen K. Rosenthal Committee on Civil and Human Rights Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 663-A

 

By Council Members Rosenthal, Rose, Adams, Chin, Powers, Constantinides, Reynoso, Kallos, Eugene, Lander, Miller, Rivera, Ayala, Ampry-Samuel and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the statute of limitations for filing certain harassment claims arising under the city human rights law

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision (e) of section 8-109 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 11 for the year 1993, is amended to read as follows:

(e) The commission shall not have jurisdiction over any complaint that has been filed more than one year after the alleged unlawful discriminatory practice or act of discriminatory harassment or violence as set forth in chapter six of this title occurred; provided, however, that the commission shall have jurisdiction over a claim of gender-based harassment if such claim is filed within three years after the alleged harassing conduct occurred.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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